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15 Dec 2010

Digital Forensics and Cultural Heritage

By | 2010-12-15T10:44:48+00:00 Wed, Dec 15, 2010|News, Research|

MITH is pleased to announce the availability of Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections, a new CLIR report emerging from a Mellon-sponsored workshop held last spring at the University of Maryland and led by MITH's own Matt Kirschenbaum. The report was written by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Richard Ovenden, and Gabriela Redwine, with

4 Nov 2010

Call for Applicants: Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:35+00:00 Thu, Nov 4, 2010|News, Opportunities|

Applications for MITH’s Spring 2011 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship are now being accepted. Intended for students whose dissertations engage the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Arts and Humanities, the Winnemore Fellowship will provide a stipend of  $9,570, plus full benefits and tuition remission up to five credits. Nominees will be evaluated

4 Oct 2010

Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 Funded

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:36+00:00 Mon, Oct 4, 2010|News, Research|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the College of Information Studies, and the Department of English at the University of Maryland are very pleased to announce their participation in a $785,000 National Leadership Grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the next stage of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project

21 Sep 2010

Preserving Virtual Worlds Releases Final Report, Shortlisted for Digital Preservation Award

By | 2017-10-04T11:09:32+00:00 Tue, Sep 21, 2010|News, Research|

Two exciting news items from the Preserving Virtual Worlds project, where MITH has been a partner alongside of the University of Illinois, Stanford University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as Linden Lab, creators of Second Life. The project has released its final report, 195 pages detailing two years worth of findings from

10 Sep 2010

MITH Launches Vintage Computing Site

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:40+00:00 Fri, Sep 10, 2010|News, Research|

MITH is very pleased to announce a new Web site devoted to its sizable (and growing) collection of vintage computers, retro software, and other artifacts from the early era of personal computing. The centerpiece of the site is a a considered metadata and modeling approach to computing hardware, whereby individual components of the vintage machines

30 Aug 2010

Welcome Back to MITH!

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:41+00:00 Mon, Aug 30, 2010|Community, News|

Dear MITH Community, As another academic year begins, I have the happy opportunity of welcoming you all back to MITH for what promises to be another exciting, event-laden year. While I’m at it, I’ll review some of the highlights from last year and provide a few coming attractions. Don’t worry if this email seems long:

18 Aug 2010

MITH Wins Two New NEH Digital Humanities Start Up Grants

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:42+00:00 Wed, Aug 18, 2010|News|

MITH congratulates Tanya Clement (Associate Director, Digital Cultures and Creativity), Dave Lester (Assistant Director, MITH), and Doug Reside (Associate Director, MITH) on the receipt of two new Digital Humanities Start Up Grants in the latest round of competition from the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities. Both awards will support events addressing

3 May 2010

Preserving Virtual Worlds Hits the Airwaves Again

By | 2016-01-04T15:57:18+00:00 Mon, May 3, 2010|News, Research|

Following Matthew Kirschenbaum's appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi show last month, Rachel Donahue and Kari Kraus discuss the Preserving Virtual Worlds project on today's Maryland Morning show with Sheilah Kast on Baltimore's WYPR 88.1 FM (their segment starts about 11 minutes in).

31 Mar 2010

MITH Fellowship Call

By | 2010-03-31T08:05:27+00:00 Wed, Mar 31, 2010|News|

MITH is currently inviting applications from the University of Maryland's College of Arts & Humanities and from the University Libraries for a MITH Resident Fellowship during the 2010-2011 academic year. Resident Fellowships offer customized programming and technical support, as well as server space, consultation on project design, project management, software selection, and other crucial components

7 Mar 2010

Announcing Musical Theatre Online!

By | 2017-02-05T21:15:43+00:00 Sun, Mar 7, 2010|News, Research|

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is proud to announce the launch of the prototype of Music Theatre Online (MTO), a freely accessible web-based archive of musical and music theatre. Funded by a Digital Humanities Startup grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, MTO provides a model for online scholarly archives